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But can you answer these three questions about this famous freeze frame? The Sun (2016)This makes uncomfortable reading when we recall the big freeze of six years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are all sorts of combinations and none of them involves a swim across a freezing lake. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Temperatures had been below freezing over the weekend. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There was thunder and lightning and it was freezing cold. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It came as huge areas of the country yesterday ground to a halt after overnight snow and freezing temperatures. The Sun (2017)Too cold and food freezes, which ruins salad and veg. The Sun (2017)It's freezing on that ice. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The next morning would be freezing and still from dawn until mid-morning, a small window of opportunity. The Sun (2016)The idea is for a crowd of people to stand perfectly still, as if frozen in time, while somebody else films them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We stacked up the blankets and jumpers but it was still freezing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The temperature dropped below freezing at night. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It could just mean that the whole of the financial sector and the government freeze up. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Very little is lost when foods are quick frozen. Martlew, Gillian & Silver, Shelley (ed) The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)The nuclear freeze is another interesting case. Salkie, Raphael The Chomsky Update - Linguistics and Politics (1990)This reduces friction and makes the train immune to frozen points and leaves on the line. The Sun (2015)This comes at a time when egg freezing is soaring. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The limited fresh fish range is supported by a solid frozen section. Smith, Drew Food Watch (1994)There at night the temperature can drop to below freezing. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They have certainly earned their corn during the big freeze. The Sun (2010)My chicken was lukewarm with freezing cold tomatoes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This big freeze is being caused by a traffic jam in the atmosphere. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Also bulk out meals with frozen peas and sweetcorn. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is the ideal time to get stuck in before the ground becomes frozen. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If there are positives about pay freezes there are also negatives. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Our lives are still frozen in time. The Sun (2007)Hair ice forms when the air temperature is below freezing point while the ground remains above freezing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The trick is to get the fizz in there but stop before the food freezes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It's dark and freezing for eight months of the year. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is because the government has recently frozen carbon taxes, which increase the price of electricity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Frozen veg have a bad reputation, but they are picked and frozen instantly and retain many of their nutrients. The Sun (2014)On the other hand, exposure to wind lowers temperatures and increases evaporation; cold air trapped in a hollow can cause a pond to freeze for long periods. Times, Sunday Times (2007)

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Translations for 'freeze'

British English: freeze /friːz/ VERB
water When water freezes, it is so cold that it becomes ice.
  • American English: freeze
  • Arabic: يَتَجَمَّدُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: congelar
  • Chinese: 冻结
  • Croatian: smrznuti
  • Czech: mrznout
  • Danish: fryse
  • Dutch: vriezen
  • European Spanish: congelarse
  • Finnish: jäätyä
  • French: geler
  • German: frieren
  • Greek: παγώνω
  • Italian: gelare
  • Japanese: 凍る
  • Korean: 얼다
  • Norwegian: fryse
  • Polish: zamarznąć
  • European Portuguese: congelar
  • Romanian: a îngheța
  • Russian: замерзать
  • Latin American Spanish: congelar
  • Swedish: frysa
  • Thai: กลายเป็นน้ำแข็ง
  • Turkish: donmak
  • Ukrainian: замерзати
  • Vietnamese: đông lại
British English: freeze /friːz/ VERB
food If you freeze food, you make it very cold so that it will not go bad.
  • American English: freeze
  • Arabic: يَتَجَمَّدُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: congelar
  • Chinese: 冷冻
  • Croatian: zalediti
  • Czech: mrazit
  • Danish: fryse
  • Dutch: invriezen
  • European Spanish: congelar
  • Finnish: pakastaa
  • French: congeler
  • German: einfrieren
  • Greek: παγώνω
  • Italian: congelare
  • Japanese: ・・・を冷凍する
  • Korean: 얼리다
  • Norwegian: nedfryse
  • Polish: zamrażać
  • European Portuguese: congelar
  • Romanian: a congela
  • Russian: заморозить
  • Latin American Spanish: congelar
  • Swedish: frysa
  • Thai: แช่แข็ง
  • Turkish: dondurmak
  • Ukrainian: заморожувати
  • Vietnamese: đông lạnh

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Definition of freeze from the Collins English Dictionary
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